Construction Intern (Summer 2024) (Shakopee, MN)

Who is Greystone Construction?

Greystone Construction is client-focused general contractor offering design-build and general construction services to the commercial, industrial, and agribusiness industries. Founded in 1987, Greystone has Midwest roots and a national reach.

At Greystone, every member of our team is a leader. From our craft professionals to our executives, all team members are empowered to act with purpose and integrity while striving for success in everything we do.

Join the Greystone team! We’re big enough to matter and small enough that YOU matter!

What we’re looking for...

Is a Construction Project Management/Field Intern to join extraordinary teams in our office. This is an entry-level internship position in the Project Management or Superintendent career path for current students pursuing a degree related to Construction Management. As an Intern, you will be involved in many facets of construction with the ability to make significant contributions to your project team or department while operating in a similar capacity to an entry-level Project Field Engineer or Assistant Project Manager. You will be primarily responsible for helping your project team with administration, field supervision, and documentation of the construction project including procurement of materials, identifying subcontract scope gaps, quality management, and punch list maintenance. Our internship positions are paid, with the expectation of working 40 hours/week.

Major expectations & accountabilities

  • Support Project Managers, Superintendents, and other staff across multiple construction projects.
  • Assist Project Managers and Superintendents with scheduling and on-site supervision.
  • Help to ensure on-site safety as well as compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Learn how to estimate costs, solicit bids, create schedules, etc.
  • Explore other areas of interest to learn more about the general operations of the division both within and outside of the assigned department that will be supplemental to the learning experience.
  • Provide basic administrative support, assist other supervisors as directed, and help with special projects as needed.

What you’ll need to be successful

  • Willingness to learn and be mentored under talented Project Management and Field Supervision staff while also having the ability to proactively identify and solve problems.
  • You possess uncompromising authenticity and integrity, effective time management skills, and a passion for getting things done.
  • An individual with an interest in the integrated project delivery method and an interest in being innovative in process improvement and technology will be an ideal candidate for this position.

Qualifications that can set you apart

  • College student on their last year in earning a Construction Management degree or other relevant degree preferred.
  • Past internships within architectural, engineering, or commercial construction company preferred but not required.
  • Fundamental understanding of project documents, plan reading, and the construction process.
  • Experience using Excel, Bluebeam, and Procore or comparable construction technologies is a plus.

Why Greystone?

  • We value Safety, Teamwork, Relationships, Integrity, Versatility, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our team members.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, enrich the lives of our team members, and foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our team members.
  • Greystone has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, and talent development.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Employment

Greystone Construction is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce. All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Talent@greystoneconstruction.com. In your email, please include a description of the accommodation you are requesting and the position for which you are applying or interested. Emails that are not related to requests for disability related accommodation will not receive a response.

Greystone Construction does not accept recruiting agency solicitations.

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